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Nangar National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Nangar National Park.

Getting there and parking

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    From Eugowra:

    • Travel 10km along Escort Way (Eugowra – Orange Road)
    • The park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock Road
    • Turn right here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you’ll cross a cattle grid into the park.

    From Orange:

    • Travel 70km along Escort Way (otherwise known as Forbes Road)
    • The park entrance sign is at the intersection with Dripping Rock Road
    • Turn left here and travel 2.5km along Dripping Rock Road, where you’ll cross a cattle grid into the park.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Nangar National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    As the days cool down, it's perfect weather for taking some of the longer walks along the walking tracks and fire trails.

    Spring

    Bushwalkers will be rewarded with beautiful wildflowers and flowering shrubs.

    Winter

    Build a cosy campfire at Terarra Creek camping and picnic area and spend a cool, clear night gazing at the stars.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    13°C and 33°C

    Highest recorded

    43.5°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    –6.9°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    April

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    129.5mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Nangar National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Forbes (40 km)

    Rich in gold-mining history and the site of the biggest gold robbery in Australia's history, Forbes is renowned for its connections with notorious bushrangers Ben Hall and Frank Gardiner. Find out more on the town's heritage trail.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Orange (70 km)

    The bustling city of Orange, with its many cafes, restaurants and shopping opportunities, has something for everyone, plus there's a huge range of places to stay. The real highlight is the town's food and wine, so bring your thirst and your appetite.

    www.visitnsw.com